Observations  -  L

Name Source Observations/Remarks
LACEY, Harold Cyril The Book, page 340 Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour, the Order of Oddfellows Roll of Honour and on the St Paul's Teacher Training College Roll of Honour.
LAKE, Noel Graham The Book, page 341 Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial and on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.
LANDALE, Walter Luke The Book, page 342 Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.   Official date of death recorded in the DoHR is 11th June 1916.
LANE Alderman Justice The Book, page 342 Date of death recorded in DoHR is 9th April 1915 and this date was printed in the Glos Echo published on 27th April 1915.
LANE, Francis The Book, page 342 Not commemorated on the All Saints Church War Memorial.
LANE, Henry Arthur The Book, page 343 Also commemorated on the All Saints Church War memorial.
LANE, Ronald Edward The Book, page 343 Also commemorated on the St Luke's Church War Memorial and on the All Saints Church War Memorial.
LANGSTON, Leonard William add to The Book, page 344 This commemoration on the Holy Trinity School War Memorial refers to 13835, Pte, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   His birth was registered in Cheltenham in Q2-1887 and he was 31 at the time of his death.   He enlisted into the 8th Battalion at Bristol on 2nd September 1914 and served in France between 18th July 1915 and 21st February 1916.  He was returned to the Depot Glos Regt on 22nd February 1916 after a failed hernia operation and was subsequently discharged from the Army on 18th July 1916 as "no longer physically fit for war service" under Kings Regulations paragraph 392(xvi).   He resided at 28 Jersey Street, Cheltenham with his wife Mrs Ethel Amanda Langston and children Leonard and William.   He died of illness on 11th October 1918 and is buried in an unmarked grave in Cheltenham Cemetery, plot N/9367.
LAPWORTH, Frederick The Book, page 344 Regimental number is M2/046192.
LARGE, George Frederick The Book, page 345 Also commemorated on the Cleeve Hill (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour and on the grave of his father in Bishops Cleeve (St Michael's) Churchyard.
LARGE, William The Book, page 345 Regimental number is 105352.   Died of illness in He was discharged from the Canadian Army on 10th August 1918 as physically unfit for further service.   He died on 23rd October 1921 in Saskatchewan.
LARNER, Ernest Arthur The Book, page 346 Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour and on the St James' Church Roll of Honour.
LAUNCHBURY, James Frederick The Book, page 346 Regimental number is G/24624.
LAWRENCE, Arthur Edwin The Book, page 347 Rank of LCpl and date of death 22nd April 1915 recorded in the DoHR.
LAWRENCE, Arthur James The Book, page 347 Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.   Widow resided at 2 Lantys Cottages, School Road, Charlton Kings.
LAWRENCE, Reginald The Book, page 348 Date of death of 22nd April 1915 recorded on the DoHR.
LAWRIE, Herbert Add to The Book, page 348 This commemoration on the St Stephen's Church War Memorial refers to 45455, Squadron Quartermaster Sgt (SQMS), 8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars, Corps of Hussars,  who died of illness on 30th May 1919 aged 42.   His death was registered in Cheltenham and he was buried in Worksop (Retford Road) Cemetery.   His widow, Mrs Mary Lawrie, resided at 3 Fairlight Place, Prince's Road, Tivoli, Cheltenham.
LEA, Ernest James The Book, page 349 Unit serving with at death was 1/5th Battalion Devonshire Regiment.
LEA, George The Book, page 350 Birth registered In Newmarket in Q1-1891.   Aged 24 at death.
LEACH, Charles Henry The Book, page 350 Serving with 77th Battery Royal Field Artillery at time of death.   Date of death recorded in DoHR and in SDGW is 29th October 1918.   Regimental number recorded on MIC is 42693.   Buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery, Plot 2/A/11.
LEFAUX John Faulkner The Book, page 351 Birth registered as LEFEAUX in Pontypridd in Q4 - 1898.   Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour.
LEGG, William Thomas The Book, page 351 Address of parents is Roseville Cottage, Bayshill Terrace, St George's Road, Cheltenham.
LEWIS, John Edward The Book, page 353 Serving with 161st Heavy Battery/51st Brigade Royal Garrison Artillery at time of death.   Commemorated on the family grave in Stoke Orchard (St James') Churchyard.
LEWIS, Thomas F The Book, page 354 Birth registered as Thomas Charles Lewis in Cheltenham in Q2-1877.  
LISMORE, Charles The Book, page 355 Recorded as LISSEMORE in DoHR.   Serving with 866th HT Coy RASC at time of death.
LITTLE, Thomas The Book, page 356 Birth registered in Upton upon Severn in Q1-1890.   Aged 26 at death.   Name printed on a Roll of Honour for a service of remembrance at St Matthew's Church, Cheltenham, on 24th June 1917.
LITTLEDALE, Arthur Charles The Book, page 356 Serving with 19th Battery/9th Brigade Royal Field Artillery at time of death.
LLOYD, Cyril George The Book, page 356 Serving with 19th (Garrison) Battalion Hampshire Regiment at time of  death.
LLOYD, Thomas David The Book, page 357 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q1-1883.   Aged 25 at death.   Also commemorated on the Order of Oddfellows Roll of Honour.   Regimental number recorded as 29320 in SDGW.
LOCK, Edgar The Book, page 358 Rank of Cpl recorded in DoHR and SDGW.   On the grave of his mother in Cheltenham Cemetery, the date of his death is given as 12th May 1918.   Address of parents is "Holditch", Naunton Lane, Naunton Park, Cheltenham.
LOCKE, Dennis Wilfred The Book, page 358 Date of death recorded as 25th May 1916 in the DoHR.
LOCKE, Henry John The Book, page 359 Date of death recorded as 12th March 1915 in the DoHR and SDGW.
LOCKEY, Arthur Granville The Book, page 359 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q3-1895.   Aged 20 at death.
LODGE, Frederick G The Book, page 359 Birth registered as Frederick George Lodge in Cheltenham in Q3-1889.   Enlisted in to the Royal Field Artillery on 6th January 1915 and saw service with the BEF between 24th August 1915 and 20th May 1916.   He sustained serious injuries to his back on 20th January 1916 when he fell from his horse and was subsequently discharged from the Army on 10th July 1916, being awarded a Silver War Badge (Serial 171569) and a Chelsea Pension.   He died in the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, on 9th February 1920 after an operation on his back.    He is buried in Boston (Forest Hills) Cemetery, Section 24, Grave 1165.   It was not until December 2006 that the MoD accepted that Driver Lodge is an official war casualty and his name now appears in the DoHR.
LODWICK, John Thornton The Book, page 360 Also commemorated on the St James' Church War Memorial.   Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" in London Gazette of 18th June 1915.  
LONG, Cecil Charles The Book, page 361 Resided at "Hazelville, Naunton Lane, Naunton Park, Cheltenham.
LONG, Frank Thomas The Book, page 361 Also commemorated on the Gotherington War Memorial.
LONG, George H The Book, page 362 Birth registered as George Henry Long in Cheltenham in Q2-1896.   Aged 21 at death.   Also commemorated on the St James' Church War Memorial and on the St James' School Roll of Honour.
LONG, William James The Book, page 363 Serving with 77th Siege Battery/6th Brigade Royal Garrison Artillery at time of death.
LOUIS, Arthur Grace The Book, page 363 Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.   Widow, Mrs Caroline Elizabeth Louis, resided at "Hygeia", High Street, Prestbury and later at "Daylesford", Wellington Square, Cheltenham.
LOVERIDGE, Thomas The Book, page 365 Discharged from the Army on 21st May 1916 whilst serving with 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.
LOVESY, Frederick John The Book, page 365 Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial and on the Charlton Kings Baptist Church Roll of Honour. Name printed on a Roll of Honour for a service of remembrance at St Matthew's Church, Cheltenham, on 24th June 1917.
LYES, Charles Edward The Book, page 366 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q4-1875.   Aged 39 at death.   Names spelt as LYS on the St Mark's Church War Memorial.
LYON, Reginald Anthony The Book, page 366 Original battlefield grave marker located near to the entrance of Cheltenham Cemetery.

 

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